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Jerry Leiber News

 
Date of Birth: April 25, 1933
Date of Death: August 22, 2011 (78)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Music Theatre Wichita Announces Seven Shows As Part of 2021 Season Photo Music Theatre Wichita Announces Seven Shows As Part of 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2021

Music Theatre Wichita has announced its upcoming 2021 season, featuring 7 productions from April to November.

Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and More Featured in AN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SONGWR Photo Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and More Featured in AN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SONGWRITER MIKE STOLLER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

On December 31 at 7 pm ET, 92Y will ring in 2021 with the streaming premiere An 80th Birthday Celebration of Songwriter Mike Stoller, a Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event from 2013. This magical concert will be released for the first time and available for free to audiences beyond the 900 people who packed the concert hall that night. 

Don McLean Releases New Album 'Still Playin' Favorites' Photo Don McLean Releases New Album 'Still Playin' Favorites'
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Don McLean pays homage to American music with his new covers album, Still Playin’ Favorites, released today through Time Life.

Queen's Brian May Raising Money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Photo Queen's Brian May Raising Money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

After several mysterious teases on social media, Queen legend Brian May has now confirmed the upcoming release of what he calls a ‘kick a**’ track’; one he has produced and that’s performed by sensational singers WOMAN and accompanied by May’s guitar. 

VIDEO: Mazz Murray, Kerry Ellis, Gina Murray and Anna Jane-Casey Team Up With Brian M Photo VIDEO: Mazz Murray, Kerry Ellis, Gina Murray and Anna Jane-Casey Team Up With Brian May on 'I'm A Woman'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

After several mysterious teases on social media, Queen legend Brian May has now confirmed the upcoming release of what he calls a 'kick a**' track'; one he has produced and that's performed by sensational singers WOMAN and accompanied by May's guitar. The WOMAN supergroup features Mazz Murray, Kerry Ellis, Gina Murray and Anna-Jane Casey.

Al Kasha, Academy Award and Tony Nominated Composer and Songwriter, Dies at 83 Photo Al Kasha, Academy Award and Tony Nominated Composer and Songwriter, Dies at 83
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Oscar winning and Tony nominated composer and songwriter Al Kasha passed away today, September 14th, in Los Angeles. He was 83 years old. 

VIDEO: Watch a SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion with Brenda Braxton and more!

GRAMMY Museum Releases Two Songwriters Hall Of Fame Programs From Archive Photo GRAMMY Museum Releases Two Songwriters Hall Of Fame Programs From Archive
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

The GRAMMY Museum® announced today it will release two Songwriters Hall of Fame programs from its archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19

Steve Tyrell & Band Perform 6-feet Apart From Monteverdi Tuscany Photo Steve Tyrell & Band Perform 6-feet Apart From Monteverdi Tuscany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

On April 25th, Grammy Award-winning producer, singer and longtime Artist in Residence at Monteverdi Tuscany will perform a backyard concert from his home in Los Angeles with all band members stationed more than 6-feet apart from each other. They are performing “Bella Notte,” by Peggy Lee and “Stand By Me,” from Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, and Ben E. King.  

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by Matt Tamanini - Mar 8, 2020

Grammy Winner Steve Tyrell Returns To The McCallum Photo Grammy Winner Steve Tyrell Returns To The McCallum
by David Green - Mar 4, 2020

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell has reinvented and re-popularized classic pop standards for a modern audiencea?"and he's been a McCallum favorite for more than 15 years! Through the generosity of Rich and Judy Billings, he'll return to Palm Desert at 8:00 pm, Friday, March 27. Tyrell is widely known for his breakthrough performances in Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride II. His hitsa?"a?oeThe Way You Look Tonight,a?? a?oeThe Simple Life,a?? a?oeCrush on Youa?? and a?oeThe Sunny Side of the Streeta??a?"have launched millions of romances and been played at thousands of weddings, including Chelsea Clinton's!

State Theatre New Jersey to Present a Golden Oldies Spectacular Photo State Theatre New Jersey to Present a Golden Oldies Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

State Theatre New Jersey and WillJam Productions present the Golden Oldies Spectacular on Saturday, March 21, 2020, 7pm. The Golden Oldies features Jay and the Americans, BJ Thomas, Lou Christie, Dennis Tufano, and the 1910 Fruitgum Company. Tickets range from $35-$85. 

Playhouse On The Square Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Playhouse On The Square Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The Circuit Playhouse, Inc., parent company to The Circuit Playhouse, TheatreWorks at the Square, and Playhouse on the Square have announced their 2020-2021 Season.

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams Photo The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.

Corky Hale JAZZY CHRISTMAS Re-Released By LML Records Photo Corky Hale JAZZY CHRISTMAS Re-Released By LML Records
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Corky Hale's critically acclaimed holiday album, “Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas,” has been reissued by LML Records.  An acclaimed jazz harpist, she also excels on piano and vocals.  She is joined by Kirk Smith on bass and Tom Walsh on drums.

Gordon Lightfoot Announced At Miller Auditorium! Tickets On Sale This Thursday Photo Gordon Lightfoot Announced At Miller Auditorium! Tickets On Sale This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Legendary singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot will perform live in concert at Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Oldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book' Photo Oldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book'
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

From Elton John & Bernie Taupin and Carole King & Gerry Goffin to Burt Bacharach & Hal David and Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, popular music's greatest songwriting teams have produced music that spans the generations.

Peggy Lee's 'Is That All There Is?' Celebrates 50th Anniversary Photo Peggy Lee's 'Is That All There Is?' Celebrates 50th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

In conjunction with the Peggy Lee Estate, Capitol/UMe will release Is That All There Is? 50th anniversary digital-only edition on November 15. The remastered edition features three previously unreleased tracks: a remixed version and alternate take of the title track, and an alternate version of “Me and My Shadow.”  A full track list is below.

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month Photo SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is kicking off September with everyone dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock. Making its streaming premiere exclusively on BroadwayHD, Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, an infectiously fun and riotous rock and roll time capsule of top 40 hits captured live-in-performance on Broadway will debut September 12 . Grammy Award winners Jerry Leiber and Michael Stoller wrote hit songs for great artists such a King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley, The Drifters, The Coasters and Peggy Lee. Subscribers can dance and sing-along to classics including: 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Love Potion #9,' 'Hound Dog', 'On Broadway', 'Stand By Me' and other favorites. If swiveling your hips to the music of Smokey Joe's Cafe has you wanting more, continue your musical journey through the 1950s with the Best Musical Tony Award-winning performance of Memphis, featuring Tony Award-nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, beginning September 26.

Gloria Gaynor, Lee Ann Womack to Perform at City Winery Chicago Photo Gloria Gaynor, Lee Ann Womack to Perform at City Winery Chicago
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-winning country star Lee Ann Womack, legendary disco queen Gloria Gaynor, Grammy Award-winning producer and vocalist Steve Tyrell and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 28 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago.

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